Colombo, August 5 (newsin.asia) – The number of coronavirus positive patients detected in Sri Lanka crossed the 318,000 mark as another 2,543 new Covid-19 cases had been detected across the country yesterday (4).
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases stands at 318,775 with 29,586 active cases registered across the island and as many as 284,524 recoveries according to the Government Information Department.
Sri Lanka also registered 82 more Covid-19 related deaths yesterday, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed. The victims have succumbed to the virus infection on Tuesday (3).
This is currently the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in a single day. The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 4,727 as of now.